Best Tequilas of 2019

Best Tequilas of 2019

Here’s our favorite way of celebrating Life’s best moments!

It’s time to experience only the best, save money, and see new tequilas. See below for all the new winners. Below, you’ll find the 2018 awards for Silver, Reposado, Anejo and Extra Anejo tequilas.

Tip: Don’t buy Patron. It’s garbage, own by Paul Mitchell, and has never won a serious award.

2019 winners:

Best Silver/Gold Unaged Tequila
Kostiv Ultra Premium Blanco Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico
ALCOHOL: 40% RETAIL PRICE: $45

Best Reposado Tequila
Vikera Tequila Reposado, Jalisco, Mexico
ALCOHOL: 40% RETAIL PRICE: $58

Best Añejo Tequila
Hotel California Tequila Añejo, Jalisco, Mexico
ALCOHOL: 40% RETAIL PRICE: $48

Best Extra Añejo Tequila
Chamucos Extra Añejo Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico
ALCOHOL: 40% RETAIL PRICE: $177

Best Mezcal
Mezcal Vago Espadin – By Emiglio Jarquin, Oaxaca, Mexico
ALCOHOL: 50% RETAIL PRICE: $53

 

About the awards:

The 2019 San Francisco World Spirits Competition was held at the Hotel Nikko, San Francisco from March 22nd through March 24th. The 2019 Competition was another record-breaking year that featured almost 3,000 entries from all corners of the world.

A complete list of 2019 winners will be released the end of April.

 

Tequila official glass:

Here’s the correct way to drink quality tequila! The Riedel Tequila Glass was designed in collaboration with the CRT and tequila producers to “highlight and enhance the characteristics” of Mexico’s finest.

 

1st place: Best in show!

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Here’s a great buy!

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See all of 2019 tequila winners:

http://sfspiritscomp.com/pdf/2018_ResultsByClass.pdf

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